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  • Supervisors to teach if Abington Heights strike resumes
    Abington Heights administrators are reviewing course outlines and setting up a schedule to possibly return to the classroom in January if district teachers again hit the picket lines. “All of us were teachers,” said Superintendent Michael Mahon, Ph.D. “We More
  • Cuts loom as budget deadline nears for Scranton School District
    The Scranton School District has 19 days to erase a nearly $19 million budget deficit. With a balanced budget due by the end of the year, the district could announce program cuts and layoffs by the end of the week. More
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    Six new school board presidents and 19 new school directors assumed their new positions last week during school boards’ reorganizational meetings for 2018. In Lackawanna County’s 12 school districts — including Forest City Regional and Lackawanna Trail — More
  • Lackawanna County Court Notes
    MARRIAGE LICENSES n Erik Fernando Cervantes-Espinoza and Jessica Rosario, both of Scranton. n Ricardo Casco and Shanilka Milagros Jimenez, both of Carbondale. PROPERTY TRANSACTIONS n Albert V. Giacometti, agent for Liana A. Giacometti, Lackawanna County, More
  • Hanukkah: A Jewish holiday with a dual nature
    Jewish Northeast Pennsylvania residents will light the first candles in their menorahs today as they begin the eight-day celebration that is the most iconic holiday to people outside the faith — and a relatively minor one to the devout. “Hanukkah is a lit More
  • A good fight: Cancer 'like a moss' and a young Lafayette girl's journey through it
    Millions of dollars have been poured into the field to fund improvements in diagnostics, research, treatment and drug development ... in post-transplant care and coordinated efforts of advocates, patients and caregivers. Zaida didn't have leukemia or ...
    12/9/2017 - 2:15 pm | View Link
  • Lung Cancer Doesn't Discriminate
    Lung cancer survivor Taylor Bell Duck wants to see this change ... Lung Cancer Foundation of America, and Lung Cancer Research Foundation. Lung cancer, which forms in the tissues of the lungs, usually within cells lining the air passages, is the leading ...
    12/7/2017 - 8:55 pm | View Link
  • Keeping cancer cells dormant
    “The research being done in Delaware provides so much excitement to our breast cancer survivor community," said Nanci Mayer ... DBCC trains community advocates to educate and encourage women to take responsibility for breast health.
    12/6/2017 - 6:24 am | View Link
  • Cancer Survivors, Los Angeles Dodger Player Give Hope, Inspiration From Atop City of Hope’s 46th Rose Parade Float
    Whether it’s a young LA Dodger player raising awareness for cancer research, a firefighter helping those in need, a young man donating platelets to help the many cancer patients in need of a transfusion, a cancer survivor who advocates for others to get ...
    12/5/2017 - 3:01 am | View Link
  • Advocates: Tax bill would hurt cancer patients, survivors by increasing cost, limiting access
    Research suggests uninsured patients are more likely than ... insurance this year -- and how to do it Prostate cancer survivor and ACA advocate Rich Henighan, a nurse practitioner, said he had "very good coverage" during his diagnosis and treatment.
    11/29/2017 - 4:00 pm | View Link
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  • American Cancer Society | Information and Resources about ...
    Dedicated to helping people who face cancer. Learn about cancer research, patient services, early detection, treatment and education at
    12/7/2017 - 2:45 pm | View Website
  • American Association for Cancer Research
    Source of information about advances in the causes, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of cancer.
    12/7/2017 - 9:59 am | View Website
  • Survivor and Patient Advocacy Survivor and Patient ...
    Share Your Advocacy Story! We're looking for inspiring stories from advocates about why they became interested in cancer research advocacy.
    12/7/2017 - 9:45 am | View Website
  • Fight Colorectal Cancer | Get Behind a Cure
    Get behind a cure! We empower a community of fighters to push for better policies and to support research, education and awareness for colorectal cancer.
    12/7/2017 - 9:09 am | View Website
  • NCCS
    A nationwide network of independent organizations and individuals working in the area of cancer support and information.
    12/6/2017 - 4:41 pm | View Website
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